Preston Poundworld store to be axed

One of Preston’s three Poundworld stores is amongst 40 to be closed down by the company, it was announced today.


Heathcote returning ‘home’ to Deepdale

Celebrity chef Paul Heathcote is cooking up a surprise “homecoming” with Preston North End.

All the fun of the Whit Fair on the Flag Market in 2015

The show goes on - but not so much fun

Fairground families are warning they will turn their backs on Preston’s annual Whit Fair this weekend after it was controversially booted out of the city centre.

Police appeal

Appeals for witnesses after Preston assault

Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault in Preston.

Dancers perform their routines along Deepdale Road

Caribbean Carnival to be calypso weekend

Preston’s most colourful outdoor event will be doubling in size this year to become the Caribbean Carnival weekend.

Preston's Caribbean Carnival makes its way through the streets.

Carnival is saved by last gasp arts grant

Preston’s most dazzling outdoor event of the year – the spectacular Caribbean Carnival – has been spared the axe thanks to Arts Council cash.

Race for Life

Flash sale for Race for Life in Preston on Monday

This Monday, women are being offered £5 off entry fees for Race for Life 5k, 10k, Pretty Muddy, Half Marathon and Hike events in Preston.

Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, April 16, 2018

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.

Frankie Garbett

Race for Life Launch: Chorley youngster who fought cancer to take on Preston's first Pretty Muddy Kids

A five-year-old who has fought cancer and suffered gruelling side effects will be a special guest at the first ever Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids event in Preston.

Skeffington Road, Preston'Photo: Google Maps

Man seriously injured in Preston stabbing

A man was taken to hospital after being stabbed in the abdomen in Preston.
Last year's Workout-athon

Workout-athon for Rainbow House in Mawdesley at PNE ground

Are you ready for a workout to raise much needed funds for the children with disabilities?

Major milestone reached for Preston tram project

A £25m deal has been reached between the bosses of Preston's ambitious Guild Line tram project and a contractor.

Michelin-trained chef Krishna Parekh is proud of his new venture in Deepdale

Krishna Parekh has served up culinary delights all over the globe but he has chosen Preston as the centre of his world.

The one-mile fun run at Leyland Leisure Centre for Heartbeat

Sporting events at Leyland Leisure Centre raises funds for Heartbeat

Sporting communities in Leyland have raised almost £2,000 for Heartbeat.
Armed robbers struck at Longridge Spar on Mardale Road

Armed robbers struck at Longridge store

Robbers armed with a crowbar and knife have struck at a Longridge store.

These cats were found dumped in a box on Moor Park

Appeal for information after cats dumped in Preston park

Can you identify these cats? The RSPCA is appealing for information after the duo were dumped in Preston’s Moor Park on Monday.
An artist's impression of the new trams

Work on Preston’s £19m Guild Tramway could start next month

Work on bringing trams back to Preston for the first time in more than 80 years could be on track as early as next month.

Photo Neil Cross. 'Preparations for the Goosnargh  St Mary's Church Nativity Crib Festival 'are being finalsied. Pictured l-r are organisers Fliss Pemberton, Delphine Burn, and Sylvia Smith.

Church of Goosnargh St Mary the Virgin to be filled with nativity cribs from all over the world

More than 150 nativity cribs from all over the world will fill the church of Goosnargh St Mary the Virgin for a four-day festival marking the start of Advent, also raising funds for Derian House Children’s Hospice.

Harewood Road, Deepdale

Appeal launched after Preston shop 'ram-raid'

An appeal for witnesses has been launched after a suspected ram-raid at a Preston shop.

St Pauls Surgery, Deepdale, was rated inadequate by the Care Quality Commission.

Surgery to shut after poor report

A Preston GP surgery is shutting down after getting a damming report from the Care Quality Commission.

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